The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

FMJRA 2.0: Day Late & A Root Boy Slim Short

— compiled by Wombat-socho Rule 5 Sunday: Winter Solstice Edition Political Rift Animal Magnetism Batshit Crazy News Average Bubba Ninety Miles From Tyranny A View from the Beach Proof Positive Merry Christmas, Haters Cragin Media Inoperable Terran Granite Grok The DaleyGator Batshit Crazy News Cop-Hater Kills Two Cops in Brooklyn Ambush; NY Times Obfuscates Motive […]

Sarah Palin Is Doing A Far Better Job Of Not Running For President Than Jeb Bush

by Smitty She seems to be having a much better effect on actual conservatives in office than His Jebness: Governor Palin endorsed 22 candidates for various offices during the midterm finals, including senators, governors, lieutenant governors, congressmen, and attorneys general. Of those so endorsed, an incredible 20 were elected – contrasted with, for example, Hillary […]

True Love Is Always an Exception

“She was 15 and he was 28 and her teacher at the Ferrer Modern School in New York, when they met, and married, in 1913.” That sentence, from the 1981 obituary of Ariel Durant, is an important historic note to keep in mind when considering prohibitions against professors dating their students. Kelly Anders, an administrator […]

‘Operation Stalk My Girlfriend’

Kevin D. Williamson has a column about NSA employees who were caught using the agency’s surveillance technology for personal purposes: Thanks to a Christmas Eve document dump, we learn that agents of the National Security Agency, the spookiest spooks in all our vast spookocracy, are a bunch of stalkers, using the effectively boundless surveillance powers […]

Your Future (or Lack Thereof)

“Male and female created he them” (Genesis 5:2) seems obvious enough. “Be fruitful and multiply” (Genesis 1:28) is not a difficult commandment to understand or obey. However, in the modern world, so many people actually think they’re smarter than God that they manage to persuade themselves that extinction is “progress”: A survey by the Japan […]

Are You Certain You Don’t Want to Consider Homeschooling Your Kids?

If you think it’s a good idea to send your children to public schools, you probably aren’t really paying attention to what’s happening in public schools and who is in charge of public schools. Saturday, I searched Google News for the words “teacher + arrest” and — in addition to the usual stories about teachers […]

Worse Than Dinkins

The tenure of David Dinkins as mayor of New York City is universally remembered as the absolute nadir of that city’s history, but Bill de Blasio is making a strong claim to the title Worst Mayor Ever: NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral was held for a policeman killed along […]

No, The Homo Bureaucratus Infestation Is Not A Representative Sample

by Smitty USA Today is closer to being part of the problem than part of the solution: Yet to look around the USA is to see fear and anxiety. If you didn’t know better, you’d think this was a nation of wimps. Take, for instance, the response to the Ebola outbreak. Millions of people worked […]

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